Broadgate pub suggests alternative routes during Riverside road closures

Posted on - 25th April, 2023 - 7:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Broadgate, Preston News, Pubs, Restaurants in Preston, Roads, South Ribble News, Transport
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The Environment Agency are delivering a Flood Risk Management Scheme to protect homes and businesses from flooding in Preston and South Ribble.


This has resulted in a series of road closures and diversions being put in place to progress works in the area.

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Closures had been set to come into force on 21 March along Riverside, but were delayed until today (Tuesday 25 April) due to unforeseen circumstances.

One of the local businesses affected by the closures is the New Continental in South Meadow Lane.

The pub / restaurant / venue has announced a list of alternative routes for customers to use over the next year.


Read more: Riverside road closures delayed

Below are the the two routes:

From Strand Road

  • Turn left on to Hartington Road
  • Then right on to Fishergate Hill
  • Left again onto South Meadow Lane

From Liverpool Road

  • Turn left at the traffic lights onto Strand Road
  • Then right on to Hartington Road
  • Then right on to Fishergate Hill
  • Left again on to South Meadow Lane

There is currently no access to the venue via Broadgate, Connaught Road or Wolseley Road.

The main construction works in Riverside will begin in June 2023.

To find out more about the road closures and diversions go to the online Environment Agency document.

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